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U.S., Other Foreign Donors Pledge Billions in Aid to Afghanistan

LONDON—The U.S., European Union and other international donors pledged billions of dollars in aid to war-torn Afghanistan, but said disbursement would depend on progress in talks between Kabul and the Taliban to end nearly two decades of fighting. Over 100 countries and organizations committed about $3 billion in total development support to Afghanistan for 2021…

France’s Macron Charts Exit From Covid-19 Lockdown

PARIS—President Emmanuel Macron charted a painstaking exit from France’s coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday amid a tug of war inside his cabinet over how quickly to reopen the economy. On one side stands Mr. Macron’s prime minister and a panoply of health authorities and epidemiologists pulling for lockdown measures to remain in place. On the other…

Pope Decries Plight of Chinese Uighurs as New Catholic Bishop Is Ordained in China

The Catholic Church in China ordained its first bishop since Beijing and the Vatican renewed an agreement on episcopal appointments last month. But Monday’s sign of better relations between Rome and Beijing was followed swiftly by friction over Pope Francis’s first criticism of China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims. Bishop Thomas Chen Tianhao was ordained as…

India Bans More Chinese Apps in Its Digital Campaign to Pressure Beijing

NEW DELH—India banned 43 more Chinese apps in New Delhi’s latest move to pressure China in the online industry as tensions fester following a deadly border clash between the neighboring countries. India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology issued an order citing growing concerns about data security in blocking the Chinese apps, effectively restricting China’s…

Think Remote Learning Is Hard? Try Using a Phone in an Indian Village

GALLA, India—Remote learning during the pandemic has been painful, even for children with the best computers and broadband. Imagine trying to do it all on a cheap cellphone with a 2G connection. That is just part of the e-learning challenge that millions of families are going through now in India. Take the Bisht family who live…

New York May Face ‘Major Spike’ in Covid Cases: Governor

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‘What’d You Miss?’ Full Show (11/24/2020)

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Your Evening Briefing: Dow Tops 30000 as Biden Transition Begins

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Inflation Tests Brazil’s Low Rates, Gives Mexico Room to Cut

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Why Rock Legend Neil Young Is Suing Trump(Podcast)

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Rittenhouse attorney says judge granted request to be allowed on case

A California-based attorney who represents Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois teen charged with killing two people and wounded a third during a summer protest in Kenosha, Wis., said Monday that a judge will allow him to appear in court on behalf of his client. John Pierce, of Los Angeles, needed permission to appear in a Wisconsin courtroom as…

‘Squad’ members says Rahm Emanuel ‘should not be considered’ for any role in Biden administration

Members of the progressive "squad" are insisting that former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel not join the next administration in any capacity, including for a less visible role than what President-Elect Biden's team was originally considering."What is so hard to understand about this?" Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., tweeted Monday. "Rahm Emanuel helped cover up the murder of Laquan McDonald.…

Deployed dad surprises family in heartwarming reunion, meets son for first time at Patriot Awards

 An Army captain had an emotional reunion with his family after a surprise return from a deployment to the Middle East.Captain John J. Klein III,  a U.S. Army Signal Company Commander for the 34th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade, was nominated for Fox Nation's Patriot Award for the Modern Warrior at this year's second annual Patriot Awards, which honor everyday American heroes.Klein's wife, Veronica, and three children -- including…

Professor offers to cook Thanksgiving meal for students alone on holiday

A college professor in Iowa went viral online after she offered Thanksgiving meals to any kids who can’t go home for the holidays because of the coronavirus pandemic."My email offer to make a few extra Thanksgiving meals would probably have been greeted by an – ‘oh that's nice’ fleeting thought last year," Liz Pearce, a communications…

WATCH: NY business owners demand warrant when health inspector barges inside over Cuomo COVID restriction

A group of New York business owners on Friday could be seen having a tense confrontation with sheriff’s deputies and a county health inspector over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s coronavirus restrictions, in a viral video that made the rounds online over the weekend.The video, shared on a blog post by Tim Walton, shows Erie County sheriff’s…
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